Cooperation with counterparts, a cornerstone of USCG interdiction strategy

How many metric tons of cocaine is interdicted in the transit zone each year? And how many tons are interdicted in the continental US and at the border? IDGA’s @DefenseInsider recently spoke with Commander Harry Schmidt, Chief, Drug and Migrant Division, US Coast Guard about the USCG’s layered strategy to drug interdiction in the Latin American region. He discusses key aspects of the 45 counterdrug bilateral agreements and operational procedures in place with counterparts in the re...
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